Essays Received in Response to an Appeal by the Canadian Institute on the Rectification of Parliament; Together with the Conditions on Which the Council of the Institute Offers to Award One Thousand Dollars for Prize Essays

Essays Received in Response to an Appeal by the Canadian Institute on the Rectification of Parliament; Together with the Conditions on Which the Council of the Institute Offers to Award One Thousand Dollars for Prize Essays

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...by him, as being his second choice, the figure " 2," and opposite the name of his third choice, the figure " 3," and so on; but any mark beyond " 6 " will not be noticed. Sec. 4.--The boxes or other packages containing the ballots, having been duly sealed, as provided by law, shall be sent to the office of the Provincial Secretary and Treasurer, to be there counted by him in the presence of the candidates, or their agents, in the manner following: --Sec. 5.--The ballot papers, having been fully shuffled and mixed, shall be drawn out in succession and stamped with numbers in the order of their being so drawn out, so that no two shall bear the same number, and the whole number so stumped shall correspond with the number of such ballot papers. Sec. 6.--The ballot papers shall then be placed on files, or otherwise conveniently assorted, according to the first-choice votes on each ballot paper; and after that is done, and the votes on such first choice duly recorded by the Provincial Secretary and Treasurer (the ballot papers being thus gone through for each House separately, if both are voted for on the same ballot by each voter), if any candidate is found to have a surplus of first-choice votes above the aforesaid quota, a number of ballot papers equal to that quota shall be set aside as his quota, placed in an envelope or other suitable package, and sealed and signed by the Provincial Secretary. If more than one candidate has a surplus over the quota, the ballots of that candidate shall first be taken having the highest surplus, and so on in succession to the candidate having the least surplus, which shall be taken last. Sec. 7.--All other ballot papers having the name of such candidate or candidates, as first choice shall be distributed in a...show more

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